So, based on many rave blog posts and articles in magazines, I treated myself to a 50mm f1.8 lens for my Canon DSLR, and I've been having fun out and about with it. Fast shutter speeds, really shallow depth of field. Just great. I see why people rave about these things.
These images were grabbed in my mother-in-law's back garden last week:
There's more to be found over on Flickr.